Briber


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Briber

A person who offers a bribe, which is money or some other compensation given to another party so that that party will violate rules. For example, a restaurant owner may offer a bribe to a health inspector so he/she will overlook a restaurant's violation of the city's health code. In such a case, the restaurant owner is a briber. Bribery is a crime and a form of corruption.
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However, before these autocracies evolve into full democracies, they go through anocracies, which are the least stable with weakest governing capacity because the power of the old autocratic elite begins to decline and yet the new rule of law has not been established (Marshall and Cole, 2011).As a result, before corruption can be eventually reduced when the country achieves well-functioning full democracy, corruption will be more severe and less efficient, because there are more officials to bribe and few of them are able to deliver the public goods to the briber.
The public officer's attitude of tacit acceptance of the promise of the briber is undoubtedly an act of corruption which affects the social value protected and requires the sanction of criminal law.
A better alternative, analogous to leniency in antitrust, may be a scheme open to both briber and bribed, where immunity is awarded only to the first party that reports, while the other party will incur stronger sanctions.
(125) In addition, the shipping company and its agent (the briber) were liable to pay additional compensation for the loss that the claimants had undergone from entering into the contract under unfavorable terms.
As each practice contributes a different benefit to both the briber and the recipient, remedial efforts have to target the motivation behind each one.
Table 1 presents a summary of data on total and mean business obtained from bribes (value of business obtained by bribers), the amount of bribes or payments, and the mean ratio of payments (bribes) to business obtained in SEC cases.
Offering or giving a bribe, by contrast, involves a different dynamic: The briber (in contrast to the bribee) normally does not have a duty of loyalty.
Likewise, federal law should punish the briber who corruptly offers, gives, or agrees to give property to a public official.
The highest briber gets the post of an honourable teacher or professor!
Cromwell is a wholly original man: a political genius, a briber, a charmer, a bully, a man with a delicate, deadly skill in manipulating people and events.
Writing in The Economist, he said: 'It is very important that the briber was convicted.
According to the council, the violations include delay for long time to deliver verdicts for cases, approval for possessing state lands without legal documents, and giving stamps of the courts to their sons or drivers as well as briber.